Town meeting regarding a Gorham convention, Berwick, 1787

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A town meeting held in Berwick on January 25th, 1787 decided not to send delegates to a conference in Gorham. The conference joined together the counties of York, Lincoln, and Cumberland to discuss statehood. Berwick voted against sending delegates to the conference (107 votes to 0).

Two delegates who would have gone to represent the town, Nathaniel Low and Richard F. Cutts, were told not to go by order of the town.

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  • Title: Town meeting regarding a Gorham convention, Berwick, 1787
  • Creator: Nahum Marshall
  • Subject Date: 1787-01-25
  • Location: Berwick, York County, ME
  • Media: Ink on Paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 53, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Nathanael Low papers
  • Object Type: Text

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